Tort Claims Act

Definition of "Tort Claims Act"
  1. A law that permits a lawsuit against government agencies or workers for wrongful acts committed, under certain conditions, by waiving the government's sovereign immunity
How to use "Tort Claims Act" in a sentence
  1. After a post office car skid off road and damaged his fence, John decided to use the Tort Claims Act as a way to recover his losses.
  2. The injured party pursued compensation under the Tort Claims Act for the city bus accident.
  3. Under the Tort Claims Act, the government approved compensation for damages caused by the state-owned utility vehicle.

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